Prevention

July 10, 2018

10 heart questions you should ask your doctor

Make the most of your next doctor's visit with this checklist of must-ask heart-health questions.

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Heart & Vascular Prevention

back pain prevention and treatment June 27, 2018

4 tips for back care in these warm, sunny months

Whether gardening, celebrating or exercising, keep these tips for back care in mind over the next few warm, sunny months.

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Bone & Joint Prevention

skin cancer May 30, 2018

Fact or fiction? Test your skin cancer knowledge

A Vanderbilt expert addresses common misconceptions around the sun and your skin.

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Cancer Prevention

southern habits April 30, 2018

3 Southern habits that may be harming your health

A few small changes can help you avoid health harms without compromising your traditional Southern charms.

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Prevention

prevent poison ivy April 25, 2018

How to protect kids from poison ivy

Poison ivy, oak and sumac are common. How to prevent itchy problems.

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Children Prevention

fall prevention tips April 17, 2018

Fall prevention strategies for seniors — they’re not what you think

Falling is not a normal part of aging yet injures so many seniors each year. Here's how to lessen the risk.

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Aging Well Caregivers Prevention Safety

heart attack in women April 12, 2018

What a woman heart attack survivor wants us to teach our daughters

It's crucial to listen to your body and understand how women's symptoms can be different than men's.

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Heart & Vascular Prevention Women's Health

hpv vaccine and teens April 5, 2018

Should teens get the HPV vaccine?

Cancer experts urge parents to vaccinate kids (including boys) against the HPV virus, which causes cancer.

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Prevention Teens

lung cancer screening April 2, 2018

Who should be screened for lung cancer?

High-tech imaging can detect lung cancer in its early stages, when it's most treatable.

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Cancer Prevention Smoking